A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate with an overturned basket of flowers

A Berlin KPM porcelain dessert plate with an overturned basket of flowers

Model no. 674, decorated with a basket of flowers before a rose arbour. The pierced border picked out in gilt and interspersed with flowers in puce. Blue sceptre mark, impressed no. O3. D 25.2 cm.
1770 - 75.

Frederick II placed a cabinet order on 18th January 1770 for a "dinner service in neuglatt design, for 30 people, for Charlottenburg (...) painted to the centre with a basket of flowers, to the border with blue garlands. Gilt decor and edging". The service was dispatched on 6th August 1772. Researchers attribute this dessert plate to that order.

Provenance

Prof. Erich Köllmann, Cologne.
In the collection of Prof. Dr. Gisela Zick since the early 1970s.

Literature

Cf. Köllmann, vol. I, Braunschweig 1966, pl. 6a and vol. II, pl. 82 f.
The order for the Charlottenburg service in the archival tables published in: Lenz, vol. 1, Reprint Berlin 1991, p. 15.

Lot 86 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
1.984 €